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1643 skirmishes

1643: Skirmishes in Kingsthorpe Hollow

An "incident" in the early stages of the English Civil War. There is a small stream that lies beneath the ...
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Northampton’s lost squares

Squares through time Over the years Northampton has lost a number of its squares, some completely and remembered only in ...
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St Gabriel’s, St Michael’s Road, Northampton

A “lost church” hidden in plain sight In some streets in London today there are so many coffee shops of ...
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Moulton Park, Edward F Leach, 1908

King’s Park of Northampton

Of the hundreds of people who work in the Moulton Park area of Northampton, few are probably aware that the ...
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Duston and St James tramways

Duston and St James tramways

Old maps reveal a lot about our town. The landscape of St James and Duston has changed unrecognisably in the ...
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Kingsthorpe Road, Congregational Chapel

Hidden in plain sight! Northamptonshire XLV.5 (Northampton) Surveyed: 1883 Published: 1887 Primrose Hill Congregational Chapel was built 1901-3, but it ...
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The course of the Civil War in Northamptonshire, 1642

ENGLAND'S MEMORABLE ACCIDENTS, 1642. Wednesday, the 26th October. The King's Souldiers bare ransacked and spoiled the Lord Spencer's house and ...
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More on Levellers in Northamptonshire

A series of historical notes appeared in Northampton Mercury from February 1875 onwards and ran for the next ten years. Titled ...
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Levellers in Northampton

A series of historical notes appeared in Northampton Mercury from October 1886 onwards and ran for the next three and a ...
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John Taylor

John Taylor of Northampton (1831-1901)

"A Victorian Blogger" John Taylor was the son of a Northampton printer and publisher of the same names; he was ...
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